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Book Title: A Moment Of War|
The author of the book: Laurie Lee
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 15.92 MB
Edition: Viking Books
Date of issue: January 1st 1991
ISBN 13: 9780670840199
Read full description of the books A Moment Of War:In December 1937, young Laurie Lee crossed the Pyrenees into Spain as a wartime volunteer from England, and in so doing walked straight into the bitter winter of the Spanish Civil War. In this gripping memoir, named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, he returns to the scene of his wartime coming of age and portrays the death of a young man's idealism with sincerity and a total lack of pretense.
Read information about the authorLaurence Edward Alan "Laurie" Lee, MBE, was an English poet, novelist, and screenwriter. His most famous work was an autobiographical trilogy which consisted of Cider with Rosie (1959), As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning (1969) and A Moment of War (1991). While the first volume famously recounts his childhood in the idyllic Slad Valley, the second deals with his leaving home for London and his first visit to Spain in 1934, and the third with his return in December 1937 to join the Republican International Brigade.
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